Author Topic: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA  (Read 1040 times)

ridafimist

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2018, 01:09:22 AM »
Welcome to my world. I'm certain that my fellow Albertans will attest to the fact that we suffer from this 'industry fed, light dome plague' worse than anybody else. Just look at the LP map . . . Alberta is basically outlined. We only have 3.5 million people here and for a province the size of Texas, that's an awful lot of light to be throwing out.

 

Every time I go to my darksite, I notice another small light dome.

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2018, 08:53:58 AM »
Wow. I don't think of Canada and LP in the same sentence.Then again I never thought I'd see oil money in Wisconsin.We can all hope for the best!

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2018, 07:57:35 AM »
Here at the McDonald Observatory in West TX we have seen a little increase in light pollution. The main cause is from fracking that is happening to the north of us around the Pecos area. It is a very small amount but noticeable. Joe Wheelock

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2018, 04:59:46 PM »
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Welcome to my world. I'm certain that my fellow Albertans will attest to the fact that we suffer from this 'industry fed, light dome plague' worse than anybody else. Just look at the LP map . . . Alberta is basically outlined. We only have 3.5 million people here and for a province the size of Texas, that's an awful lot of light to be throwing out.

  Every time I go to my darksite, I notice another small light dome.

Sad--truly sad.

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2018, 02:03:29 AM »
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Why do they feel they have to light up every facility?  Lighting does not equal security!

 

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2018, 12:09:00 AM »
The March, 2013, issue of National Geographic Magazine contains an article--"American Strikes New Oil"--that serves as a good introduction to fracking and its many ramifications.Dark skies.Jack

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Re: Fracking & Light Pollution in PA
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2018, 10:52:41 AM »
Just saw this thread.  Very late, but had to write something.The larger point here is: What can we do about it?  Who will listen and who will even care.  These problems require solutions that are on a massive scale. Large sums of money are required to fund political interests groups that can influence politicans at all levels of government.  The problem is so massive that the ball is half way down the hill and picking up steam.  Consider this: For all the efforts put into the environmental movement success has been minimal if one looks at the whole. Forest, bird populations, amphibian populations etc. are crashing. I hate to sound so negative but without someone or group with the energy (physical and mental)to start a movement the only thing we can do is complain. What is needed is an Al Nagler type to start a movement.  But, we should be under no illusion, 99% of people do not know there is a problem and if they did I doubt that more than 3 or 4%  would care.